LIFT OFF! ChannelUnity Customer Testing with Magento 2 is under way. In the ChannelUnity office, someone who thinks that they are a comedy genius sets the music to Iron Maiden’s ‘Run to the Hills’ – funny…
We talked to Chief Test Pilot Seb Mather at beautifulgame.co.uk about their move from Magento 1 to Magento 2:
At ChannelUnity, we started developing our Magento 2 multichannel integration relatively early on, only to shelve the project for 6 months. The early Magento 2 take up seemed to be relatively slow, we had consistent feedback from many existing Magento 1 customers that they saw no real positive benefit to moving and the APIs as they existed at that time didn’t seem meet all of our requirements for a seamless integration.
More recently there seems to have been a real step change with many of our agency partners feeling unable to consider delivering Magento 1 projects to new customers given the impending end of Magento 1 support. We think that it’s a really good thing that there’s some gentle pressure ensuring growing adoption of the platform – well, nothing is ever exactly as you’d like it to be from day one and the more people using it, the quicker any remaining bugs will be solved.
So what’s different with ChannelUnity and Magento 2? Well, not a huge amount. We still provide a standard integration between Magento, Amazon, Cleverboxes, eBay, Etsy, Fruugo, NewEgg, Tesco Direct and Wayfair. We still treat your Magento instance as the absolute hub of all online selling and product data, extending Magento functionality to Multichannel Behemoth whilst keeping as much of the processing as possible away from your precious Magento server. We still keep stock level and product data synchronised between Magento and your marketplace listings. Basically, we still provide a service that leads to customer quotes like this…
Read our latest case study HERE for more on that one…..
Magento is dead. Long live Magento.